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Walking from Oporto to Santiago in December

Camino(s) past & future
2007 -Camino Francès (bicycle)
2008+2009 -C.Francès
2010 -C.Portugues
2011 -Via Podiensis
2012 -C.del Norte+Primitivo
2013 -Via Lemovicensis
2014 -C.de Baztan+Francès+de Madrid
2015 - C. del Norte + San Salvador + Francés

I would want to walk the caminho from Oporto to Santiago during Xmas holidays. Is it feasable? Are there any albergues open? What to bring in the backpack (I'm afraid it would be too heavy, I had some backache this month...)?
Thanks to all who can give some advice...
PS to Laurie: I returned from Northern France, I finished my cycling tour... Next week I'll post something about my Lisbon-Oporto caminho.
Lots of love


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Camino(s) past & future
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:


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Camino(s) past & future
2004 St Jean - Santiago, 2008 &18 Seville - Finesterre, 2010 Ferrol - Lisbon, 2012 from Cartehenga.
Your'e brave, we're doing this route in November, we usually go in August / Sept, latest to date was an October trip where it rained every day for 4 weeks... but you live in hope. Have a great trip.

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